Author:James Thomson (1700-1748)
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|Scottish poet and dramatist|
- The Seasons (1726–1730)
- The Smoaker Smoak'd
- Ode to the Memory of Sir Isaac Newton (1727)
- Britannia (1728)
- Liberty (1734–1736)
- Agamemnon (1738)
- The Castle of Indolence (1748)
- In Poems and Extracts (1905) by William Wordsworth:
- The Tragedy of Sophonisba (1730)
- Edward and Eleonora (1739) - prohibited by the Lord Chamberlain
- Alfred: A Masque] (1740), co-authored with David Mallet, and which contains the song Rule, Britannia!
- Tancred and Sigismunda: A Tragedy (1745)
Works about Thomson
- "Life of Thomson" by Robert Shiells in Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time of Dean Swift (1753) edited by Theophilus Cibber (disputed)
- "Thomson, James (1700-1748)," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons (1910)
- “Thomson, James (1700-1748)” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed., 1888).
- "Thomson, James (1700-1748)," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1885–1900) in 63 vols.
Parodies of Thomson
On his works